From The Guardian. 1st October 2010
Universal credit will guarantee unemployed are better off taking jobs than staying on the dole
Iain Duncan Smith says scheme will save £9bn a year
Millions of welfare claimants are set to have their benefits scrapped and replaced with a single “universal credit”, it was reported today.
The decision represents a victory for work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith in his lengthy battle with the Treasury over his plans to overhaul the welfare system, the Times reported…..